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Waterford Mills in Elkhart County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Violett Cemetery

"44.15 Acres"

 
 
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By Duane Hall, January 18, 2013
1. Violett Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  John M. Violett acquired this land from the U.S. Government in 1833 and the original plot of this cemetery on the east bank of the Elkhart River consisted of 10.7 acres.

One of the oldest graves here is that of James H. Violett who died in 1839.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
 
Location. 41° 32.838′ N, 85° 50.106′ W. Marker is in Waterford Mills, Indiana, in Elkhart County. Marker is on Violett Rd 0.3 miles south of County Road 38, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goshen IN 46526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A History of the Winona / Bethany Christian Schools (approx. half a mile away); Waterford Elementary School (approx. half a mile away); The Engines of the Winona (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Goshen Dam and Millrace Hydraulic Canal (approx. one mile away); Pioneer Dierdorff Cemetery Folk Lore (approx. one mile away); A History of the Winona
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By Duane Hall, January 18, 2013
2. Violett Cemetery Marker
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Goshen College (approx. 1.3 miles away); Shanklin Park (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Violett Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, January 18, 2013
3. Violett Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 18, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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